New Westminster Hyacks Yanni Angelopoulos (left) and Isaiah James are the heartbeat of the Royal City program. (Varsity Letters photo by Howard Tsumura)
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Trust in the trenches: For Hyacks’ Zeus & Big Papi, football is the ultimate brotherhood

NEW WESTMINSTER — One is called Zeus and the other Big Papi. On a football team, such nicknames of endearment are reserved for those who bring true presence, the kind which can help shape the temperament of the entire collective.

New Westminster running back Lucas Sabau works behind his offensive line en route to a 187-yard rushing performance Friday as the No. 1 Hyacks won in North Vancouver over host Carson Graham. (Alan Wardle/New West Hyacks)
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10.27.17: Varsity Letters’ B.C. High School Football Report, Friday Night Lights edition

Welcome to the Friday Night Lights edition of Varsity Letter’s B.C. High school Football Report. Can you believe it’s already the second-to-last weekend of the regular season?

Mt. Douglas Rams' quarterback Gideone Kremler chats with head coach Mark Townsend during recent road game in Tsawwassen against the South Delta Sun Devils. (Varsity Letters photo by Howard Tsumura)
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Gideone Kremler: On comeback trail, Mt. Doug Rams’ quarterback shows he is truly the ‘Great Warrior’

His given name, roughly translated, is Great Warrior. For Mt. Douglas Rams’ quarterback Gideone Kremler, it’s been all too fitting over a high school football career in which he has matured from a young lion king into a crusty, old field general, all by his 11th grade campaign.

Abbotsford Panthers' senior guard Sienna Lenz has given her verbal commitment to play for the SFU Clan in 2018-19. (Varsity Letters photo by Howard Tsumura)
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Sienna Lenz: Abby’s tough-as-nails senior guard set to join SFU Clan in 2018

NCAA signing day is set for Nov. 8, and sources tell Varsity Letters that the Simon Fraser Clan women’s basketball team has added yet another marquee name to it list of 2018 recruits. 

Windsor Dukes' quarterback Ryan Baker (left) straight-arms his way past Holy Cross tackler Jamal Osei-Anim last Saturday in Surrey. (Varsity Letters photo by Howard Tsumura)
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Windsor Dukes: Roster numbers so low, coach Schuman says ‘an injury or two could end our season’

NORTH VANCOUVER —The head coach of B.C.’s undefeated, No. 1-ranked Double A football team says there is no guarantee his team will even be able to finish the regular season.